Hiring Hall Staff / As-Needed Staff / Salaries and Benefits / Bureau of Street Services

MOTION-- The Bureau of Street Services (StreetsLA) employs a combination of civil service, hiringhall, and as-needed staff, along with contractors, to complete its work programs. Due to attritionand vacancies in civil service positions, StreetsLA is employing additional hiring hall staff andas-needed staff to supplement its existing workforce while permanent civil service positions arebeing filled.  Continue reading

Municipal Improvement Corporation of Los Angeles (MICLA) / 2021-22 Adopted Budget / BIID and Homeless Encampment Cleanup / Department of Recreation and Parks

MOTION-- The 2021-22 Adopted Budget included $3,119,700 in the Municipal ImprovementCorporation of Los Angeles (MICLA) financing program for the Los Angeles Departmentof Recreation and Parks (RAP) to purchase equipment for the Bulky Item Illegal Dumping(BIID) and Homeless Encampment Cleanup crews. Cleanups of encampments anddebris left at RAP facilities have reached critical levels and are causing unsanitaryconditions in City of Los Angeles parks. In order to address these conditions, fundingwas provided in the 2021-22 Adopted Budget to form three additional BIID and HomelessEncampment Cleanup crews. In order to bring these crews into full operational status, itis necessary to expeditiously procure equipment to provide crews with the necessaryequipment to perform their duties. Continue reading

Saticoy Street North / Easterly of Bellaire Avenue / Tiny Homes / Saticoy Street Homeless Roadmap Project

MOTION-- As part of the Homeless Roadmap program, the City is developing a Tiny Homes villageon City and State-owned land on Saticoy Street in Council District 2. In order to accommodate theproject, there is a need to close a portion of Saticoy Street to vehicular traffic for the placement ofthe Tiny Homes. Continue reading

2020-21 Year-End / Supplemental Funding

MOTION-- The 2020-21 Year-End Financial Status Report (FSR) includes budgetary adjustments toclose out the fiscal year. These adjustments will address the budget gap attributed to theelimination of furloughs and unbudgeted pandemic related activities. It is anticipated thatthe Council will consider the FSR in June, but some departments require supplementalfunding now to meet immediate payroll and contractual obligations. Continue reading

Motion No. 3 / Fire Department / State or Federal Revenue City May Receive

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee report on the Mayor's Proposed Budgetfor 2021-22 be amended to delete regular authority and funding for two Accountants, oneSystems Programmer I, one Senior Systems Analyst I and one Systems Analyst; and, addauthority and 12-months funding for one Deputy Chief Accountant III, one Systems ProgrammerII, one Programmer/Analyst II and one Management Analyst in the Fire Department as follows: Continue reading

Motion No. 2 / Department of Recreation and Parks / State or Federal Revenue City May Receive

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee Report on the Mayor's proposed budget for 2021-2022 be amended to add the following regular positions in the Department of Recreation and Parks without funding: one Management Analysis, one Senior Personnel Analyst II, one Senior Administrative Clerk, one Senior Recreation Director, one Recreation Facility Director, and two Recreation Coordinators.    Continue reading

Small Businesses / Revenue Losses / Penalty Fees / Tax Payment Installment Agreement / Non-GRT Tax

MOTION-- The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the small business community in the City of LosAngeles have forced business owners to function at limited capacities, or to shut their doorsentirely. to comply with public health requirements. The revenue shortfalls have beensignificant, and business recovery from those revenue losses will be slow as they reopen atlimited capacities. Continue reading

Motion No. 1 / City Administrative Officer / State or Federal Revenue City May Receive

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee Report on the Mayor's proposed budget for 2021-2022 be amended in regard to direct the City Administrative Officer to report with recommendations to utilize State and Federal revenues that the City may receive, unanticipated in the budget, to build the total reserve up to 10 percent.  Continue reading

Position Authority / One Electrical Engineer / Two Architectural Associate III / Two Landscape Associate III/ One Civil Engineering Associate III / Department of Recreation and Parks

MOTION-- I MOVE that the City Council add position authority for the Department of Recreation and Parkswithout funding for Fiscal Year 2021-22 as follows: one Electrical Engineer, two ArchitecturalAssociate III, two Landscape Associate III, and one Civil Engineering Associate III.

Motion No. 36 / Personnel Department / Workers Compensation Program

MOTION-- I MOVE that the Budget and Finance Committee report on the Mayor's Proposed Budget for 2021-2022 be amended to add resolution authority without funding in the Personnel Department for one Senior Workers Compensation Analyst and three Workers Compensation Analyst and three Workers Compensation Analysts for the Workers' Compensation Program.  Continue reading